Monday, April 13, 2015
Time (TBD)
Workshops and Localization Competition
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
10:30 - 12:00
Session 1 - Communications and Networking Algorithms and Protocols
Localization Competition
Session Chair: Omprakash Gnawali
TIIM: Technology-Independent Interference Mitigation for Low-power Wireless Networks
Anwar Hithnawi and Hossein Shafagh (ETH Zurich) and Simon Duquennoy (SICS Swedish ICT AB)
Decentralized Multichannel Medium Access Control: Viewing Desynchronization as a Convex Optimization Method
Nikos Deligiannis, João F. C. Mota, George Smart, and Yiannis Andreopoulos (University College London)
Bringing Multi-Antenna Gain to Energy-Constrained Wireless Devices
Sanjib Sur, Teng Wei, and Xinyu Zhang (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Optimal Placement of Protective Jammers for Securing Wireless Transmissions in a Geographic Domain
Guy Grebla (Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University), Estie Arkin and Joseph S. B. Mitchell (Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University), Michael Segal (Communication Systems Engineering Department, Ben Gurion University), Alon Efrat (Department of Computer Science, The University of Arizona), Yuval Cassuto (The Electrical Engineering, The Technion), and Swaminathan Sankararaman (Akamai Technologies)
12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 14:30
Session 2 - Hardware and Software Platforms
Session Chair: Karthik Dantu
RAMP: Accelerating Wireless Sensor Hardware Design with a Reconfigurable Analog/Mixed-Signal Platform
Brandon Rumberg, David W. Graham, Spencer Clites, Brandon Kelly, Mir Mohammad Navidi, Alex Dilello, and Vinod Kulathumani (West Virginia University)
SunaPlayer: High-Accuracy Emulation of Solar cells
Stanislav Bobovych, Nilanjan Banerjee, and Ryan Robucci (University of Maryland, Baltimore County), James Parkerson (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville), and Jackson Schmandt and Chintan Patel (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
A Software-defined Sensor Architecture for Large-scale Wideband Spectrum Monitoring
Damian Pfammatter (ETH Zurich), Domenico Giustiniano (IMDEA Networks Institute), and Vincent Lenders (Armasuisse)
ORBIT: A Smartphone-Based Platform for Data-Intensive Embedded Sensing Applications
Mohammad-Mahdi Moazzami and Dennis E. Phillips (Michigan State University), Rui Tan (Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Illinois at Singapore), and Guoliang Xing (Michigan State University)
14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 16:30
Session 3 - Signal Processing and Activity Recognition
Session Chair: Kamin Whitehouse
Tongue-n-Cheek: Non-contact Tongue Gesture Recognition
Zheng Li, Ryan Robucci, Nilanjan Banerjee, and Chintan Patel (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Hand Hygiene Duration and Technique Recognition Using Wrist-worn Sensors
Valerie Galluzzi, Ted Herman, and Philip Polgreen (University of Iowa)
Graph Scale-Space Theory for Distributed Peak and Pit Identification
Andreas Loukas, Marco Cattani, and Marco Zuniga (Delft University of Technology), and Jie Gao (Stony Brook University)
Cost-Aware Compressive Sensing for Networked Sensing Systems
Liwen Xu and Xiaohong Hao (Tsinghua University), Nicolas D. Lane (Microsoft Research Asia), Xin Liu (UC Davis), and Thomas Moscibroda (Microsoft Research Asia)
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
10:30 - 12:00
Session 4 - Localization and Device-Free Sensing
Session Chair: Pei Zhang
PIR Sensors: Characterization and Novel Localization Technique
Sujay Narayana (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands), Sripad Kowshik, Madhuri Iyer, and R R Venkatesha Prasad (Indian Institute of Science, India), and Prabhakar T V and Vijay Rao (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Radio-based Device-free Activity Recognition with Radio Frequency Interference
Bo Wei (UNSW& CSIRO), Wen Hu and Mingrui Yang (CSIRO), and Chun Tung Chou (UNSW)
dRTI: Directional Radio Tomographic Imaging
Bo Wei (UNSW& CSIRO), Ambuj Varshney (Uppsala University), Neal Patwari (University of Utah& Xandem Technology), Wen Hu (CSIRO), Thiemo Voigt (Uppsala University& SICS), and Chun Tung Chou (UNSW)
A Realistic Evaluation and Comparison of Indoor Location Technologies: Experiences and Lessons Learned
Dimitrios Lymberopoulos and Jie Liu (Microsoft Research), Xue YAng (Intel Labs), Romit Roy Choudhury (UIUC), Souvik Sen (, Vlado Handziski, Jasper Busch, and Filip Lemic (TU Berlin), Traian Abrudan (University of Oxford), Stephan Adler (Freie Universitat Berlin), Nasimuddin Ahmed (Tata Consultancy Services Limited), Alan Alvino (Ubee), Pasquale Ambrosini (NextoMe), Ashwin (Rutgers University), Pedro Bello (Ubee), Arne Bestmann (Lambda:4 Entwicklungen GmbH), Marco Bicocchi Pichi (NextoMe), Liqiong Chang (Northwest University), Jing Chen (Nanyang Technological University), Domenico Colucci (NextoMe), Andre Ferraz (Ubee), Christos Laoudias (University of Cyprus), Patrick Lazik (Carnegie Mellon), Liqun Li (Microsoft Research Asia), and Andreas Marcaletti (ETH Zurich)
12:00 - 13:30
13:30 - 15:00
Session 5 - Social and Urban Sensing
Session Chair: Neal Patwari
Debiasing Crowdsourced Quantitative Characteristics in Local Businesses and Services
Robin Wentao Ouyang (UCLA), Lance Kaplan (US Army Research Lab), Paul Martin (UCLA), Alice Toniolo (University of Aberdeen), Mani Srivastava (UCLA), and Timothy J. Norman (University of Aberdeen)
Scalable Social Sensing of Interdependent Phenomena
Shiguang Wang (UIUC), Lu Su (SUNY Buffalo), Shen Li, Shaohan Hu, Tanvir Amin, Hongwei Wang, and Shuochao Yao (UIUC), Lance Kaplan (Army Research Labs), and Tarek Abdelzaher (UIUC)
QueueVadis: Queuing Analytics using Smartphones
Tadashi Okoshi (Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University) and Vu Lu, Chetna Vig, Youngki Lee, Rajesh Krishna Balan, and Archan Misra (School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University)
Feeder: Supporting Last-Mile Transit with Extreme-Scale Urban Infrastructure Data
Desheng Zhang (University of Minnesota), Juanjuan Zhao and Fan Zhang (Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology), Ruobing Jiang (SJTU), and Tian He (University of Minnesota)
15:00 - 15:30
15:30 - 16:30 Localization Competition Panel
16:30 - 17:30
IPSN Business Meeting
Thursday, April 16, 2015
10:30 - 12:00
Session 6 - Applications and Deployments
Session Chair: Wen Hu
Geo-referenced Proximity Detection of Wildlife with WildScope: Design and Characterization
Gian Pietro Picco and Davide Molteni (University of Trento, Italy), Amy Lynn Murphy (Bruno Kessler Foundation, Italy), Federico Ossi and Francesca Cagnacci (Edmund Mach Foundation, Italy), Michele Corrà (3TEC, Italy), and Sandro Nicoloso (DREAM, Italy)
How Hot is Piping Hot? Lower Energy Consumption with Smarter Hot Water Delivery
Yong Sun, Anindya Prodhan, Erin Griffiths, and Kamin Whitehouse (University of Virginia)
Samba: A Smartphone-Based Robot System for Energy-Efficient Aquatic Environment Monitoring
Yu Wang (Michigan State University), Rui Tan (Advanced Digital Sciences Center, Illinois at Singapore), and Guoliang Xing, Jianxun Wang, Xiaobo Tan, and Xiaoming Liu (Michigan State University)
12:00 - 13:30
13:30 - 15:00
Session 7 - Safety, Reliability, and Security
Session Chair: Guoliang Xing
Reducing Multi-Hop Calibration Errors in Large-Scale Mobile Sensor Networks
Olga Saukh, David Hasenfratz, and Lothar Thiele (ETH Zurich)
TARDIS: Software-Only System-Level Record and Replay in Wireless Sensor Networks
Matthew Tancreti, Vinaitheerthan Sundaram, Saurabh Bagchi, and Patrick Eugster (Purdue University)
SIFT: Building an Internet of Safe Things
Chieh-Jan Mike Liang, Börje Karlsson, and Nic Lane (Microsoft Research), Junbei Zhang (University of Science and Technology of China), Zheyi Pan (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Zhao Li (University of Science and Technology of China), and Feng Zhao (Microsoft Research)
SIoT: Securing the Internet of Things through Distributed System Analysis
Fernando Augusto Teixeira, Gustavo Vieira Machado, Pablo Marcondes Fonseca, and Fernando Magno Quintão Pereira (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil), Hao Chi Wong (Intel), and José Marcos Silva Nogueira and Leonardo B. Oliveira (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Note: Please let the web chair know if you see any typo in your name, affiliation, or the title of your paper.